Gareth Thomas - -

This section lists every professional appearance by Gareth Thomas that we have been able to trace. Events of unknown date are at the end. If you know of any additional material, dates, photos, events or anything interesting please contact Judith.

This section is continuously under development, with more details of Gareth's activities being added as we hear about them.

Note: the dates given for TV/Radio shows are where possible the first showing of the first episode where applicable, not when they were made.

RIPGareth has managed to die in a surprisingly large number of roles. The RIP symbol is shown against performances he is known to have died in.

Gareth has been known to bemoan the fact that he never gets to play lovers. The statistics seem to bear him out. Heart symbols indicate a romance, they appear to be heavily outnumbered by tombstones. (Parts where he is already married don't qualify. )

Gareth has said that he does't want to be thought of as just a Welsh actor, but as an actor who can do English and Welsh characters with equal ease. He has lived for a long time in England, and now in Scotland, after his early years in Wales. He has been cast in a lot of Welsh roles over the years. Leeks indicate Welsh parts.

Material here, comes from many sources including :- Blake's 7 magazine, Chris Blenkarn, Joyce Bowen, Sue Clerc, Robert Cheadle, Sue Cowley, Pat Fenech, The Freedom City Gazette (FCG), Horizon magazine, Julia Jones, Andrew Kearley, Gareth Randell, Judith Proctor, The Prydonian Renegade (March 96), Together Again - Action, TV Zone Special #4, Stellar Quines, Dundee Rep Theatre, Theatre Clwyd, The Magenta Partnership, Royal Lyceum Theatre - Edinburgh, Alan Stevens, Pete Wallbank, Andy Hopkinson, Mark Thompson, The Scottish Theatre Archive, Blake's 7 The Inside Story, The Archives of The Royal Shakespeare Company, Sheelagh Wells, Gareth Thomas and some very nice people who have asked not to be identified.

Jan 1991Radio InterviewMidlands Radio. No other details known.
June 1992Radio Interview About Deja Vu for about 20 minutes.
May/Jun 1997Radio InterviewInterviewed by BBC Radio Scotland.
21 Apr 2002Radio InterviewIsle of Wight Radio Gareth recorded an interview with Isle of Wight Radio presenter John Hannam, which was broadcast on Sunday 21st April between 12 noon and 1 PM.

"John talks to the biggest showbiz stars every week with more big names on the way. This week it's the turn of the TV stars. Guests include Gareth Thomas (Blake from Blake's 7), Angela Lonsdale (Emma Watts in Coronation Street) and Bruce Johns who plays Les Battersby."

He said the play was "great fun" and that the production was "very good." He was also pleased that he wasn't the oldest member of the cast as he had been in 'FRENCH WITHOUT TEARS'. He thought that his character Cherbutykin was a little bit like Chekhov himself; Cherbutykin is an observer, although he doesn't comment much. Gareth said the play was "not quite nihilistic but close to it," and that Chekhov was "wonderful stuff."

27 Mar 1998Radio InterviewMidlands Today Gareth and Jacqueline Pearce were interviewed for 2 minutes about the Deliverance Convention that was starting that day.
19 Oct 1998Radio InterviewNottingham Local Radio Gareth appeared on Nottingham Local Radio to publicise The Crucible and the party for Children in Need to be held on Wednesday the 21st.

14 June 1997Radio InterviewSaturday Live Interviewed by Ruth Madoc on BBC Radio Wales.

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Last updated on 06th of May 2002.